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1) Voce Nation Podcast: Ike Pigott/American Red Cross Interview // VoceNation
Ike Pigott details how the ARC uses social media tools "to convey vital information and help people connect during times of crisis — lessons other companies can apply to their own communications programs." An unrelated question: if steel is galvanized and dry cleaning is martinized does that mean Voce’s blog is Hallettized?
2) Utterz Makes Micropodcasting the Shiny New Tool // Utterz
YouTube, SlideShare, er, I mean Utterz is changing the way I communicate. OK, maybe not. But it’s an interesting site. Listening to Sarah Wurrey on Utterz, I learned about BeFunky. As you can see in this ice cream stand image, it gives photos a “cartoonish” feel to them.
3) The 'Winners' of the Wired News Saddest-Cubicle Contest // Wired
If you’re having a bad day just remember -- it could be worse.
6) Will Beat Reporters be Boosted by Social Networking? // PressThink
Jay Rosen is helping push journalism forward with NewAssignment.Net experiments. The latest is testing out a social network’s impact on beat reporting. This all reminds me of Steve Rubel’s blog-only news diet from 2004.
8) Dell’s new Investor Relations blog // Andy Lark
Andy Lark’s got a new blog as does his new employer Dell. While I have no experience with IR, an IR blog is an interesting concept. A key discussion started by Jonathan Schwartz is how it might impact disclosure.